Tag Archives: The Guardian

Nicola Sturgeon to publish Scottish government's Brexit impact analysis – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen LIVE Updated Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister. This morning she will publish the Scottish government’s Brexit impact analysis. Photograph: Mark Thomas/REX/Shutterstock Key events Show 9.33am GMT09:33 Boris Johnson ‘thinks soft Brexit worse than staying in EU’, reports claim Live feed Show 9.33am GMT09:33 Boris Johnson ‘thinks soft Brexit worse than ...

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Sir Richard Branson tells Virgin Trains to lift ban on Daily Mail

Sir Richard Branson Sir Richard Branson tells Virgin Trains to lift ban on Daily Mail Branson says decision was taken without his knowledge and company should not be seen to be ‘censoring’ or ‘moralising’ Sir Richard Branson said Virgin Trains had not lived up to its principles with its decision not to sell the Mail. Photograph: Mikael Buck/Virgin Trains/PA Sir ...

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Householders could face fines for using fly-tippers

Waste Householders could face fines for using fly-tippers Action to combat unlicensed waste carriers to be taken after Environment Agency uncovers 850 illegal dumping sites in a year An illegal fly-tipping site near the Thames estuary. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Households whose rubbish ends up being dumped illegally by unauthorised disposal companies could face fines under plans being considered by the ...

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Cyrille Regis, former West Brom and England striker, dies aged 59

Football Cyrille Regis, former West Brom and England striker, dies aged 59 • Regis was a pioneer for black footballers in the late 1970s • The striker was capped five times for England Cyrille Regis, who scored 112 goals in 297 appearances for West Bromwich Albion, has died aged 59. Photograph: Colorsport/REX/Shutterstock Former West Bromwich Albion and England striker Cyrille ...

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Medical students urged to volunteer as NHS winter crisis worsens

NHS Medical students urged to volunteer as NHS winter crisis worsens Exclusive: Emails seen by the Guardian reveal inexperienced undergraduates are being asked to help in A&E units and wards Medical students are being asked to volunteer in hospitals reeling under the weight of extra demand. Photograph: Voisin/Phanie/Rex/Shutterstock Medical students are being urged to help relieve the NHS winter crisis ...

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Carillion goes into liquidation after last-ditch talks fail – live updates

Tens of thousands of jobs at risk after Carillion fails to secure funding to keep operating Latest: Calls for public inquiry BREAKING: Carillion has collapsed Chairman: It’s a very sad day Banks refused to lend more money Government to provide short-term funding Labour: Public sector contracts must be taken under public control Company employs 20,000+ people in the UK LIVE ...

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Ukip leader splits with girlfriend over racist messages

UK Independence party (Ukip) Ukip leader splits with girlfriend over racist messages Henry Bolton admits relationship is ‘incompatible’ with his role after reports she made racist remarks about Meghan Markle Henry Bolton and Jo Marney. The Ukip leader said on Monday the ‘romantic’ side of their relationship had ended. Photograph: Twitter The Ukip leader, Henry Bolton, has told ITV’s Good ...

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BME people severely underrepresented in top English arts bodies

Culture Arts Council England figures also show disabled people make up only 4% of staff at major organisations Ballet black was one of 96 BME-led organisations out of 831 offered ACE funding last summer. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian Culture BME people severely underrepresented in top English arts bodies Arts Council England figures also show disabled people make up ...

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MPs launch inquiry to consider tougher laws on sexual harassment

Sexual harassment Committee chair says it is clear the current system is broken, and TUC boss says abuse is happening on ‘industrial scale’ #MeToo badges at a protest. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Sexual harassment MPs launch inquiry to consider tougher laws on sexual harassment Committee chair says it is clear the current system is broken, and TUC boss says abuse is ...

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Lady Lucan leaves fortune to housing charity Shelter

UK news Dowager Countess of Lucan, whose husband vanished more than 40 years ago, was found dead at home in September An inquest ruled Lady Lucan had killed herself after wrongly self-diagnosing with Parkinson’s. Photograph: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock UK news Lady Lucan leaves fortune to housing charity Shelter Dowager Countess of Lucan, whose husband vanished more than 40 years ago, was found ...

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